A broad collection of storylines

A whole lotta Kayla:

The Stars closed on a 22-4 run to beat the Liberty, 93-81. Kayla McBride had a career-high 31 points and Kayla Alexander, a career-high 19 points to lead San Antonio to their fourth win on the year.

WNBA team news:

Minnesota has already clinched a playoff spot:

The Lynx are chasing the single-season winning record.

The Sun are getting a mini-vacation this week.

WNBA player news:

Elena Delle Donne tore the ulnar collateral ligament in her left thumb Sunday and will be out two weeks. She’ll have surgery tomorrow.

Seimone Augustus remains away from the Lynx for personal reasons.

There are two champions in Lindsay Whalen’s marriage.

Podcast with Layshia Clarendon.

Sylvia Fowles and Tina Charles are the Western and Eastern Conference players of the month for July.

WNBA coach news:

The Sun’s Curt Miller is the July coach of the month.

Former WNBA player news:

Natalie Williams is still running the show, as a high school coach.

U23 camp:

Competition was on display today as teams scrimmaged at training camp.

A bit of video from one of the games.